Around Town

Posted: Thursday, March 20, 2008

Today

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m. every Thursday, The Prospector Hotel.

Parent and tot open skate and lesson, 9:45-10:45 a.m., Treadwell Arena. $4 adults, $3 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Story time, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5267.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Hangar Ballroom. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3488.

"A Reading of Names" rally, noon, Capitol steps. Sponsored by Veterans for Peace. Details: Phil, 586-1175.

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

Juneau Explorers Spring Break program, 12:30-4:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. For youth ages 8-13. Details: 586-3572.

Pinochle games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Beginning English class, 2-3 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Thursday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; skill tech/open lab 5-7 p.m.; sports challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007 class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

"Take Better Pictures: Basic Composition Using Light" class, 5:30-7:30 p.m., The Creating Place. $25. Details: 780-5437.

Self help for dog owners video night: "EFT...the Basic Recipe," by Gary Craig, 6 p.m., Canines Unlimited, 4191 Taku Blvd. Free. Details: www.caninesunlimited.com or 790-3647.

St. Brendan's Galley hot meal, 6 p.m. every Thursday, St. Brendan's Episcopal Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: 789-5152.

Team Survivor Perseverance's "Focus on Fitness" presentation, 6 p.m., Silverbow Back Room. March topic is core development as injury prevention, presented by Patrick Ripp. Free. Details: 957-0381 or info@teamsurvivorak.org.

Family law self-help clinic, 6-8 p.m., Centennial Hall. Sponsored by Alaska Legal Services. Details: Leona, 586-6425.

Childbirth preparation class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center, classroom. Six-week class started March 6. May join mid-way. Details: 796-8422.

Press night open studio for wood and linoleum carvers, 6:30-9:30 p.m., The Canvas. Every third Thursday. Bring own supplies and use presses at The Canvas. $5. Details: 586-1750.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Details: 780-6294.

Narcotics Anonymous "We Do Recover" group, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Friday, March 21

Low-impact exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Story time, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

Organ concert with Laurie Clough, noon, State Office Building.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m. every Friday, Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St.

Juneau Explorers Spring Break program, 12:30-4:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. For youth ages 8-13. Details: 586-3572.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Friday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Open lab 1-3 p.m.; Lego robotics 3:30-5 p.m.; prize raffle 4 p.m.; Torch Club 4-5 p.m.; movie/tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m.; teen skills lab 5-7 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

"Economies of Scope in the Management of Multiple Species Fisheries" seminar by Quinn Weninger, 3:30-5 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building, Room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

Recreational target shooting, 5-7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Hunter Education Facility, 5670 Montana Creek Road. Details: 586-4101 or www.huntereducation.alaska.gov.

National Women's History Month celebration, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Featuring film chronicling the struggles and triumphs of Alice Paul and other equal rights amendment activists Light refreshments served. Free. Sponsored by the Juneau National Organization for Women. Details: Barbara, 209-8609 or www.juneaunow.org.

Glacier Fireside Series: "The Nature of Juneau's Islands" presentation with Bob Armstrong, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

Water walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Friday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Enter through back door. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

"Creating Graphic Novels and Comics" presentation by Kazu Kibuishi, 7 p.m., downtown library. With demonstration on the digital stage of production using a laptop and tablet. Free.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m. every Friday, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

"Misery is Optional" Al-Anon meeting, 7-8 p.m. every Friday, call for location. Details: Toni, 209-8664.

Ballroom dance, 7-10 p.m., Centennial Hall. With music suitable for ballroom or Latin dances and guest instructor Shane Wirtz teaching Rumba. $5. Details: Tim, 789-4690.

Moonlight swim, 8:45-10:45 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Pool area lights will be dimmed. $4.75 adults, $2.75 youth, $2.50 seniors. Details: 586-5325.

Saturday, March 22

Keep the Pace walking club, 8:45 a.m. every Saturday, Nugget Mall entrance closest to JoAnn's. Pedometers and incentives for walkers. Details: Christy, 364-4457 or christy.wallace@searhc.org.

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Saturday, Cornerstone, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Sponsored by Juneau Youth Services. Details: Brad, 523-6549.

Adult court rentals, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at various Community Schools gyms. $20 per court per hour. Details: 523-1774.

Zach Gordon Youth Center Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m., Adair Kennedy Park, adjacent to Floyd Dryden Middle School. For children 10 years old and younger. Preregister at the Zach Gordon Youth Center between 9 and 10 a.m. $3 per child is preregistered, $5 on day of hunt. Details: 586-2635.

Spanish play group for 2- to 6-year-olds, 10-11 a.m., Northern Light United Church. Learn Spanish through songs, stories and play. Details: 209-3566.

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